Susan Marshall is a costume designer, design historian, artist and lecturer  based in Italy and the UK.  She lectures on 20th Century Fashion in the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) department within the Politecnico di Milano and at AFOL Moda Milan. She is the costume designer for the prison theatre company San Vittore Globe Theatre and is undertaking a PhD at Goldsmiths, University of Londonexploring the pivotal role of scenographic costume in performance and examining the role of play in the performers creative approach. 


Marshall, S. (2020). Following the Threads of Scenographic Costume at PQ19. Theatre and Performance Design, 6(1–2).

Marshall, S. (2020). Theatre Inside/Outside Prison: San Vittore Globe Theatre Company, Milan. Palgrave Handbook of the History of Women on Stage. Palgrave Macmillan.

‘Designing Shakespeare: teaching students to adapt, recycle and make low cost costumes’ in “Shakespeare Our Personal Trainer”, Università degli Studi di Milano – Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018 

photo: Guido Stazzoni